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Summer Developmental Program

Summer 2013 (June 3 – August 1) Thank you for your interest in the Summer Developmental Program at Delta State University. The DSU family sincerely hopes you will choose our campus to be your home-away-from-home for the next four years. The Summer Developmental Program (SDP) is a nine-week academic program designed for students who desire an alternate route to admission to a four-year university. At Delta State University, the SDP extends from Monday, June 3, 2013, through Thursday, August 1, 2013. To allow students time to check into their residence halls, the first day will begin at 9:00 a.m. Monday, June 3, 2013. Delta State will operate a four-day week (Monday – Thursday) throughout the summer. The normal class day begins promptly at 8:00 a.m. and extends until 3:35 p.m. Each Tuesday, students will be required to stay until 4:30 p.m. to participate in orientation activities. If you choose to live in a residence hall during the summer program, you will need to contact our Department of Housing and Residence Life. A $50 deposit is required prior to room assignment for the upcoming summer. Our housing staff team, located in Bailey 108, will be glad to help you with your request. You may reach them at 662-846-4151.


Tuition & Fees





Living Expenses







Additional Fee for Private Room: $330 Additional Fee for Out-of-State (Commuter or Resident): $4548


*The amount of $700 will be deposited in your Flex Bucks account which will allow you to dine at the campus Food Court or at the Young Mauldin Cafeteria. A payment plan is available with a $50 handling fee. The first payment is due on entrance, and the second payment is due on June 30. Please call 662-846-4654 for more information.

Important Q & A Financial Aid If you desire financial aid for the summer program, please complete each of the following steps IMMEDIATELY. Failure to complete the required forms promptly and accurately may result in a loss of financial aid. 1. Complete the Summer 2013 Institutional Financial Aid Application. This form is available online. You do not have to attach a printed copy of your summer schedule to this application. Just write "Summer Development Program" at the top of the completed application. 2. Complete the 2012-2013 FAFSA online at using the information from your 2011 tax return. This will determine the amount of your Pell Grant award for the summer. Your Summer Developmental Program Grant award will also be contingent on you completing this form and meeting other eligibility requirements. 3. Complete the Mississippi Summer Developmental Grant application. This award is available for qualified individuals who desire tuition assistance and provides funds in addition to Pell Grants. To apply for the grant, go to - Scroll down the page and click the dropdown box beside the heading Undergraduate Program. Toward the bottom of the list you will see Summer Developmental Program Grant. Click that option and follow the directions provided under the heading To Apply. Additionally, the following documents must be submitted IMMEDIATELY: 4. Complete the 2013-2014 FAFSA online at using the information from your 2012 tax return. This will determine the amount of your Pell Grant award for the fall and spring terms. 5. Complete the 2013-2014 MTAG application online. Scroll down and click the Undergraduate Programs dropdown box. Toward the middle of the list you will see Mississippi Tuition Assistance Grant (MTAG). Click that option and follow the directions provided. If you have questions regarding summer financial aid or the application process, contact Mrs. Ann Margaret Mullins at 662-846-4670 or the Mississippi Office of Financial Aid at 1-800-327-2980.

THE SUPPLIES Required Texts  CRD 090

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10 Steps to Improving College Reading Skills. 5th ed. by John Langan. (This book MUST contain all pages and MUST NOT be written in.) Improving Vocabulary Skills. Short version by Sherrie Nist. Connect Reading 2.0 Access Card.

ENG 090

Evergreen: A Guide to Writing with Readings.10th ed. by Susan Fawcett.


MAT 090

Introductory Algebra: Concepts & Graphs. by Charles McKeague.



$38.65 $11.85 $20.00


Additional Required Supplies and Materials:

Pens, pencils, notebook paper, graph paper (provided), scientific calculator (suggested: Casio 115 - available at WalMart for around $16), and a USB flash drive. As you see, you will need between $275 and $300 up front to purchase the books and supplies that are required for this program. You will not be able to wait on your financial aid to cover these items. Please plan accordingly. All students who will be attending the SDP must have all supplies and books when they report to room 309 in the Union Building promptly at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, June 3, 2013. The textbooks are available at the DSU Bookstore. The listed cost is an estimate of the cost of a new book. Please understand that if you choose to purchase your textbooks from another source, you are responsible for having the appropriate books. Additionally, since most of these are workbook style texts and you will be required to turn in pages from the texts, the textbooks you purchase cannot have writing in them. If you purchase used books from an online source, you are taking a risk of there being missing pages or pages with writing already on them.

If you have any further questions about the program, fees, or supplies, please do not hesitate to contact me. We look forward to seeing you Monday, June 3, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. in Union 309. Doug Johnson, Director 662-846-4654

Summer Development Program  

Academic Support and Development Classes